Prayer Line & Requests

"The LORD is near to all who call upon Him, To all who call upon Him in truth" (Psalm 145:18)



  • 5-23-17 -  Verna Schofield has been ill for several days and since Sunday has been at Sartori where they are continuing to do testing to determine the cause of her health problems. Please pray for wisdom for her doctors and for her to regain her strength.  She is not up to having visitors at this time.

    5-22-17 - Douglas Karsjens is having abdominal surgery on 5-30 at Sartori. Please pray for strength and healing, and peace and God’s presence to be with Doug’s wife and kids.
    5-22-17 (Update) - Elna Dieken is in transitional care at the Parker Place Retirement Community in Parkersburg.  The Diekens are thanking God for great improvement in her health and she is open to visitors coming!

    5-22-17 (Update) - Tim Clark has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. He is going to Mayo for further testing and a treatment plan.  Tim and Shelia covet your prayers for healing, strength and peace throughout this process.

    5-22-17 - Gary Dorhout is having knee replacement surgery on Monday, May 22.  Please pray for the doctors, no infection, and quick healing.  

    5-20-17 (Update)  - Chris Dreesman has been released from UIHC and is now home.  He is very weak and continues to have heart issues.  He will have an appointment this week with his regular cardiologist.  Please lift up Chris, his daughter Karen who is helping him as much as she can and the doctors who tend to Chris.  Give the doctors wisdom and discernment and Chris and Karen peace and hope in Christ.

    5-18-17 (Update)- Please continue to keep Lisa Van Allen in your prayers. Her surgery was more complicated than expected. She will be recuperating in Cleveland an extra week. Please pray for better pain management and improved circulation in her foot as well as safe travels on 5-24.

    5-18-17 - Please pray for Grady Clark, 6 month old son of Adam and Ashley Clark. He is having surgery today in Iowa City to replace a shunt in his brain. The shunt he has now is not working properly and fluid is building up.  Pray for little Grady, his family and the team of doctors.

    5-16-17 - Shelley Westerman's, sister-in-law, and Jenn Venenga's aunt, Carol Ralston from Urbandale has just been diagnosed with an advanced cancer. They are still running tests to determine the origin and what course of treatment. Please keep Carol and their family in your prayers.

    5-16-17 - Terri Riebkes' father, Irv Tiller, will be undergoing open heart surgery for valve replacement/repair on Thursday, May 18 in Iowa City. Please ask the Lord to come and be present, waiting, moving to help and guard every moment during this surgery. May Irv be held in His loving arms and protected from all harm and peace for Terri's mother, Donna.

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  • Please pray for our president and the safety of our troops. The following people are family/friends of our congregation who are in the service at this time.

    Nick Frisbie Baade
    Adam Barth
    Tom Bergland
    Danielle Butler
    Ryan Butler
    Curtis Carson
    Andrew Chardoulias
    Ryan Dotson
    Ryan Frost

    Glen Geerts
    Paige Greene
    Connor Hamilton
    Dan Harter
    Ronald Hurley
    Ron Niedert
    Jeff Payton
    Michael Petullo
    T.J. Petullo


    Adam Pieken
    Nathan Rouse
    Ben Russell
    Austin Sink
    Jonathan Sohl
    Eric Schoville
    Scott Schuler
    Nick Skiles
    Justin Van Pelt
    Riley Wells

Thank you for your Prayers

If you have any prayer requests, please call the church office at 266-9796 or fill out the prayer request form. You may also write your prayer request on the preferated end of your bulletin, tear it off, and drop it in the offering plate or leave it at the Welcome Center. Requests will be kept confidential unless you indicate you would like it put on the public prayer line. 


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